
# Pre-Algebra


The objective of pre-algebra is to prepare students for the study of algebra. Topics in pre-algebra include operations on real numbers; simplifying expressions; solving first-degree equations, inequalities and application problems; graphing linear equations; simplifying exponents; operations on polynomials; and factoring polynomials.

Thumbnail: Animation illustrating Pythagoras' rule for a right-angle triangle, which shows the algebraic relationship between the triangle's hypotenuse, and the other two sides. (Cc BY-SA 3.0; AmericanXplorer13 via Wikipedia).

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